Robert Guimento Named President of NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

Aug 8, 2018

Brooklyn, NY

Robert Guimento, a veteran healthcare industry leader, has been appointed president of NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, effective August 1. Guimento was formerly senior vice president and chief operating officer for NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital.

Robert Guimento, MHA

As president of NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, Guimento will be responsible for leadership and oversight of the voluntary, acute-care teaching hospital, located in Brooklyn’s Park Slope. The hospital is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine and is part of the NewYork-Presbyterian Regional Hospital Network.

“Robert Guimento is a talented leader who is committed to putting patients and their families first,” said Dr. Steven J. Corwin, president and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian. “As president of NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, he will lead an exceptional team of clinicians and staff focused on delivering the very best care to the people of Brooklyn.

“I am excited and honored by this incredible opportunity to lead an outstanding group of professionals whose skill and dedication make NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital such a remarkable place,” said Guimento. “Together, we are committed to making sure Brooklynites know that world-class care is always just a few blocks away.”

As senior vice president and chief operating officer for NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital, Guimento managed day-to-day operations, overseeing operating and capital budgets, and implementing clinical strategy. Previously, he served as vice president for ambulatory care, responsible for operations of all Ambulatory Care Network sites. Prior to joining NewYork-Presbyterian, Guimento spent 16 years in health care consulting, and held senior level management positions at both Deloitte Consulting and Sterling Capital Management. He also held a management role at the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation. Guimento obtained his undergraduate degree from Bucknell University and a master’s in health administration from Duke University.

NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital has been providing outstanding medical care to the surrounding communities for over 135 years. Located in Park Slope, Brooklyn, the 591-bed teaching hospital, in collaboration with Weill Cornell Medicine, provides specialized services in advanced and minimally invasive surgery, neurosciences, orthopedics, digestive and liver disorders, and cancer and cardiac care. The Hospital’s Emergency Department provides separate areas for adult and pediatric patients, as well as a separate women-only area. More than 5,000 babies are delivered annually in the Hospital’s Department of Maternal Child Health. The Hospital houses Centers of Excellence for bariatric surgery and breast imaging, a cancer program accredited by the Commission on Cancer, and a New York State-designated stroke center. NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital is a member of the NewYork-Presbyterian Regional Hospital Network. For more information or to find a physician, please call 718-499-2273 or visit


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